Error “Need to reboot the computer” after running Adobe Update Manager

Things to try.

  1. Remove the AUtrans.xml file from the Documents and Settings\ [user name] \Application Data\Adobe\Updater folder.
  2. Remove the Adobe Updater.exe key from the registry if it exists.
  3. Remove the Adobe Updater.exe key:
    1. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run.
    2. Select the AdobeUpdater.exe key (if it exists), and then choose Edit -> Delete.
    3. Click Yes in the Confirm Key Delete dialog box.
  4. Search for and delete the AdobeUpdater.rbt file if it exists.
    1. Select Start -> Search.
    2. Under What Do You Want To Search For, select All Files And Folders.
    3. In the All Or Part Of The File Name box, type: AdobeUpdater.rbt
    4. In the Look In box, choose your local hard disk.
    5. Click Search.
    6. Delete the AdobeUpdater.rbt file from the search results if it is found.

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